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Access Control Prefix Router Advertisement Option for IPv6

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Steven M. Bellovin
Last updated 2003-02-28
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Some very low-end devices are expected to rely on address-based authentication, even though that is not a high-security mechanism. In particular, they may wish to permit access by 'local' peers only, for some value of 'local'. This memo proposes a new Router Advertisement option to supply a list of privileged prefixes.


Steven M. Bellovin

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